negentropy

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negentropy

[nə′gen·trə·pē]
(communications)
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micro-khoras) in the world, the repression of eros, teleological thinking, political conservatism, the repression of culturally negentropic impulses and initiatives as heresy, the regulation of life based on criteria rooted in the petrified narrow seriousness of authoritarianism, the obsession over lineage, and that which Nietzsche terms ressentiment and bad conscience, and so on.
self-maintained organic structure operating in an aqueous medium as a self-regulated negentropic process that exchanges matter and energy with the environment and is capable of self-reproduction, evolution by natural selection, and adaptation to the environment".
Emphasizing that the sophistication and diversity of the information exchanged by other species far transcends "fight or flight" responses to external stimuli, Serres asserts, "Thus, by means of exchanges in diverse channels, living creatures emit, receive and stockpile energy, called hard, and information, called soft, because its flows go beyond the negentropic ladder.
11), and that "inequality between social groups is a socially established mechanism of transference of entropy, which may generate more entropy if not counterweighed by more energy and materials from the environment or by socially constructed negentropic structures" (p.
Leech saliva containing BAS provides anticoagulative, hypotensive, anti-ischemic, antisclerotic, sedative action, protective antithrombotic, energy, acoustic, negentropic, aqua structuring effects.
Much of the archivebased literature on the social history of the 1930s concerns activities and behaviors that were clearly negentropic in effect, such as patronage, blat, and mutual protection circles.
The negentropic passivity destroys enchantment of the mind at play:
From Flusser's resolutely cybernetic-humanist standpoint, the human is essentially negentropic.
It should be noted that Quantum-entropic logic theory deals with negentropic properties of information only.
Oneiinlii Nvmrovin Occupied Wall Street (New York) The negentropic core forming in response to the protection of bodies (those of the protesters) that have distinguished themselves by standing apart from their more abstracted fellow citizens shows the necessity for a new sense of the temporal and spatial--potentially one that would permit the emergence of a new political subject while simultaneously offering comfort and defense to those most radically incised by the laws that buttress the 1%.
Cronin associates this with the concepts of micro-cosmopolitanism and of the negentropic translational perspective:
The Chinese further found that the mind's various health-sustaining negentropic energies, called qi, enter the body via a network of energy channels called meridians.